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Game #2888

Saturday, 9 April 1966

Attendance: 15,165

Lost

Division One

17th (-)

Stoke

DLLDL

Victoria Ground

Stoke City

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's wildly inconsistent Villa lose for the tenth time in sixteen games to make it twelve wins, five draws and twenty defeats in thirty seven League matches. Meanwhile, ex Villa man Harry Burrows once again does the damage for Stoke - scoring both goals to beat his old side.

Aston Villa

Stoke

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Stoke: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #96 |
Saturday, 9 April 1966

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Dick Taylor |
Referee | Dennis Pritchard, Blackpool |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | DLLDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Dennis Pritchard

CARDS

Villa

Stoke

TEAM NEWS

Dick Taylor names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.52 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 37.07 |

Youngest Player |
D Keith Bradley | 20.20 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
D Keith Bradley |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Dave Pountney |
M Alan Deakin |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
W Tony Scott |
F Willie Hamilton |
F Phil Woosnam |
CF Tony Hateley |

Stoke

Farmer, Bentley, Skeels, Setters, Kinnell, Woodward (ex) (Bebbington), Burrows (ex) (g) (g), Dobing, Ritchie, Viollett, Vernon. Manager: Tony Waddington.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Bobby Park |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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